Hon. Maurice F. Strong
Maurice Strong, a Canadian, was born and educated in Canada. He has extensive experience in the environment movement and a pioneering involvement in climate change issues. He now spends most of his time in China.
Mr. Strong’s current appointments include: Founder Chairman of Cosmos International Inc.; Senior Advisor to Secretary General of United Nations’ Rio+20; Honorary Professor of Peking University (Beijing), Tongji University (Shanghai), and Environmental Management College of China; Honorary President, Oriental Environment Research Institute (China); Special Senior Advisor of China International Institute of Multinational Corporations; Member of United States National Academy of Science; Member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology.
Some of Mr. Strong’s past appointments include: Under Secretary General and Special Advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations; Senior Advisor to the President World Bank; Member, Foundation Board, World Economic Forum; First Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme; First President of the Canadian International Development Agency.